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Mental Health Clinical Supervisor (School Based Program)
La Cheim

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Mental Health Clinical Supervisor (School Based Program)

La Cheim

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Job Description

Clinical Supervisor for a small non-profit year-round Special Education School and Medi-Cal Mental Health Clinic.

Program Description:
La Cheim's school programs provides both special education and mental health services to adolescent and latency age children. All students have an IEP issued from a neighboring public school district. Students receive educational and therapeutic clinical services in small, self-contained classrooms. Each classroom's treatment team consists of a special education teacher, clinician, mental health resources specialist, and classroom assistant. Additionally highly trained Psychiatrists, RNs, and NPs assist each treatment team in developing a quality, thorough, treatment plans for each child.

Each classroom's therapeutic milieu provides individual and group therapy for the participating students. Classroom's student sizes are small, averaging between 5 to 7 students. Overall campus student census ranges from 12 to 18 students. This allows our treatment plans to be very specific for each student's individualized clinical and educational treatment needs.

Our school provides year-round educational and mental health services. Family therapy is a key component to successful client treatment. A child cannot be successfully served unless their family, extended family, and other outside care givers are involved.

La Cheim has a very dedicated treatment team. Staff turnover is quite low; most employees have been with La Cheim well over 15 years. This can be attributed to a positive sense of professional comradery, quality service provision, satisfaction and a very friendly working environment. This sorts of commitment by employees is fairly unique. Our staff dedication allows for consistent high quality treatment interventions.

This is La Cheim's 5th decade of providing continuous, service to children from our community. Come celebrate life, "La Cheim", and become a member of our treatment team!

Duties Include:
• Overall responsibility for ensuring entire Program provides the most effective clinical and therapeutic services possible.
• Providing/overseeing group therapy within the classroom, provide individual therapy and family therapy outside of the classroom when/as needed.
• Supervision of Program's clinical staff. Signing off hours for clinical interns.
• Oversee the completing Medi-Cal charting. Overseeing the clinician's Medi-Cal charting for accuracy and timeliness. Ensuring MD's, NP's and RN's, charting is complete and submitted in a timely manner.
• Ensuring all clinical notes have effective interventions to ensure each clients' clinical goals are best met.
•Ensure all employees successfully complete the maximum number of quality billable notes each month.
• Responsible for the entire Program's Mental Health/ Medi-Cal services including ensuring all records and files are kept in 'Audit Ready' condition, physical facility meets Medi-Cal standards, and client charts go to mandated county mental health reviews and audits.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:
• Must be a licensed MFT or MSW and be certified by the Board to supervise interns.
• Valid California Driver's License and a reliable vehicle.
• Current TB Test and clear criminal live scan clearances including DOJ & FBI.
• Past experience working with adolescents within a therapeutic milieu. (Preferred)
• Possess excellent administrative skills provided in an appropriate compassionate manner, yet be clear, firm, and direct.
• Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to write and implement Behavior Treatment Plan
• Ability to effectively document provided services
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Must be a team player
• Organized
• Sense of humor (Preferred)

Compensation: Depending upon Experience

Benefits Include:
• Generous Benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance with FSA available.
• Excellent vacation and sick leave benefits.
• Voluntary 403(b) retirement plan and additional option to increase Long Term disability insurance available.

La Cheim School is committed to diversity in its programming and in creating a staff reflective of the populations of the San Francisco Bay Area. We encourage and actively recruit applications representing diversity of color, age, sex, race, religion, national origin, physical ability, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

If you are interested in learning more about the program, please submit resume and cover letter 

Business Overview

Our Story

For over 40 years, La Cheim has built a robust continuum of care to help kids and adults that no one else could reach. We provide educational and mental health services throughout Alameda and Contra Costa County at our nonpublic schools, community mental health center (including a PHP/IOP), therapeutic behavioral services program, and residential treatment center.

Our uniqueness lies in the caliber and compassion of our team; teachers, art therapists, counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, RNs, social workers, MFTs, and mentors. They are the ones who create life-changing experiences with the people they serve.

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